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  School of Management and Labor Relations 2006-2008 Labor Studies and Employment Relations  

Labor Studies and Employment Relations

David Bensman, Director

The Department of Labor Studies and Employment Relations offers an undergraduate major program leading to the bachelor of arts degree. Students pursuing this major examine work, workers, the organizations workers create to defend their interests, and nonwork phenomena that affect and are affected by workers. During their studies, students acquire experience working as interns in unions, universities, government, and industry. Graduates of the program are equipped to go directly into work with unions, federal and state agencies that deal with labor issues, and public administration. They also are prepared to go on to graduate school and law school.

The undergraduate major in labor studies and employment relations is staffed by faculty members from the School of Management and Labor Relations. Students seeking to major in labor studies and employment relations must first be admitted to Douglass, Livingston, Rutgers, or University College. Admission to the major involves submitting an application to the School of Management and Labor Relations. For information on the application process, contact the Department of Labor Studies and Employment Relations, 50 Labor Center Way, New Brunswick, NJ 08901.

Applicants to the major must submit a personal statement. They must have a 2.0 grade-point average or better in their college work, and a Cor better in Introduction to Labor Studies and Employment Relations (either 37:575:100 or 101).

Students must meet all requirements of their college, as well as the major requirements specified below. (See the New Brunswick/Piscataway Undergraduate Catalogfor information on admission, financial aid, academic policies and procedures, and degree requirements of the individual colleges. Individuals who wish to apply for admission to one of the undergraduate colleges should contact the Office of University Undergraduate Admissions at 732/445-3770.)

The Department of Labor Studies and Employment Relations is located at the School of Management and Labor Relations, Labor Education Center, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 50 Labor Center Way, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1580. The telephone number is 732/932-8559, the fax number is 732/ 932-8677, and the email address is smlr@rci.rutgers.edu.


 
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